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Princess Cruises offers record season of 1,000 days sailing from the UK and Europe in 2021

Princess Cruises is offering its longest ever UK and Europe season in 2021, boosting cruise days by almost ten per cent to 1,000 including nearly 500 days sailing from Southampton with Grand Princess, Island Princess and Crown Princess.

Grand Princess will sail the longest ever period for a UK-based ship, from April to November, while the line’s two newest ships, Sky Princess and Enchanted Princess, will additionally be based in northern and southern Europe respectively.

This brings the total European cruise days up to almost 1,000.

Grand Princess
Grand Princess will sail for 207 days from Southampton, including six school holiday sailings

Grand Princess will sail for 207 days from Southampton, including six school holiday sailings across the season. The ship will depart for the Mediterranean, northern Europe and Canada & New England, with several new voyages including:

  • 24-day Canada & New England voyage to Boston, Bar Harbour, Halifax, Sydney (Nova Scotia), Quebec (overnight call), Saguenay, Charlottetown and St. Johns (Newfoundland)
  • Six-day school half term cruise in May to Guernsey (St Peter Port), La Rochelle (for Cognac) and Bilbao
  • Eight-day Scandinavia voyage to Kristiansand, Aarhus, Copenhagen, Gothenburg and Oslo
  • Island Princess will spend a season sailing out of Southampton from June to October across northern Europe. The ship will similarly will take in a range of new sailings such as:

  • 10-day Oktoberfest European capitals cruise to Hamburg, Gothenburg, Copenhagen, Oslo, Rotterdam and Brussels/Bruges (Zeebrugge)
  • 24-day Grand European Explorer cruise to Porto (Leixos), Gibraltar, Mallorca (Palma), Sicily (Messina), Naples, Rome (Civitavecchia), Katakolon, Athens, Kusadasi, Jerusalem/Bethlehem (Ashdod) and Galilee/Nazareth (Haifa), Limassol, Rhodes, Mykonos and Malta (Valetta)
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    Crown Princess will sail the British Isles from April to October on 14 Southampton sailings. The ship will travel to destinations including Liverpool, Dublin, Orkney Islands (Kirkwall) and Edinburgh, with select itineraries offering overnight calls in port.

    Sky Princess will spend April to September sailing Scandinavia and Russia roundtrip from Copenhagen, visiting destinations including Tallinn, Oslo, Helsinki and Berlin (Warnemunde), and will offer overnight calls in St Petersburg.

    Enchanted Princess - which will be named in Southampton at the end of June 2020 - will sail across the Mediterranean from April to October via Rome, Athens and Barcelona, taking in the likes of Mykonos, Santorini, Kotor, Florence and Istanbul.

    Tony Roberts, Princess Cruises vice president UK & Europe, said: “Europe continues to go from strength to strength as the destination of choice for UK guests and we are thrilled to be able to offer our longest season in history.

    “We will offer more choice than ever before, with UK guests able to take advantage of a huge range of fantastic destinations sailing from right on their doorstep.”

    Princess Cruises: 0344 338 8663 or visit www.princess.com

    Posted on 31st July 2019 at 01:07 pm in Cruise News | Cruise Lines | Princess Cruises |

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